Is there any way to define a path relative to home in windows ?

Like it's done here for linux

  • ~ should work – David Carlisle Jun 1 '17 at 18:55
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    @Moriambar the link in the question is "how to input file in home directly into latex" so it is a tex question (just obscured) – David Carlisle Jun 1 '17 at 18:56

The answers given in the linked question should work.


for example.

The documentation of the comments (for example in


or equivalent on your system) say

.... ~ expands to %USERPROFILE% on Windows, $HOME otherwise.

  • Right. Thanks! I had an error on my first try of this solution and thought it was platform specific. – cladelpino Jun 1 '17 at 19:03

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